Wim is a windows image file essentially a database of the files on your hard drive.
click here ImageX is the command-line tool used to create, edit and deploy Windows disk images in the Windows Imaging Format. you can use this to try and take the image files from the DVD to the hard drive.
MAybe you can try this first:
Full recovery procedure Advent
1.Turn on the PC.
2.Just after the first screen appears (the logo screen), press the F10(F11) key repeatedly until a recovery menu appears.
3.Select one of the following procedures, depending on which recovery type you want to perform:
To perform a standard system recovery, click Next, and then click Yes
To perform a destructive recovery, click Advanced, (select Destructive Recovery) and then click Next.
CAUTION: A destructive recovery will format the hard drive. This will delete all the information on the hard drive and reinstall Windows XP Media Edition and the original software that came with the computer.
4.Read and respond to each window and screen that appears.
After the System Recovery is complete, the PC restarts and continues into Windows setup. Complete the setup screens and wait until the computer finishes the setup.